Lido Pimienta has won the 2017 Polaris Music for her 2016 album La Papessa, which was voted the Canadian Album Of The Year by a panel of music journalists and broadcasters. The Colombian-Canadian musician beat out a field of nominees that also included Leonard Cohen, Feist, BADBADNOTGOOD, Tanya Tagaq, and Weaves. Check out the shortlist and watch the entire ceremony below.
A Tribe Called Red – We Are The Halluci Nation
BADBADNOTGOOD – IV
Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
Gord Downie – Secret Path
Feist – Pleasure
Lisa Leblanc – Why You Wanna Leave, Runaway Queen?
Lido Pimienta – La Papessa
Tanya Tagaq – Retribution
Leif Vollebekk – Twin Solitude
Weaves – Weaves
— Polaris Music Prize (@PolarisPrize) September 19, 2017